American Express

Architect, code and ship software that makes us an essential part of our customers’ digital lives. Find your place in Technology on #TeamAmex.

Founded 1850
5001+ employees
  • Banking, Corporate Finance, & Investing
  • Headquarters address
    200 Vesey St, New York, NY 10285
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    Hired Top Employer in 2023, 2022, and 2021

    At American Express, we know that with the right backing, people and businesses have the power to progress in incredible ways. When you join Team Amex, you become part of a global and diverse community of colleagues with an unwavering commitment to back our customers, communities and each other. Here, you’ll learn and grow as we help you create a career journey that’s unique and meaningful to you with benefits, programs, and flexibility that support you personally and professionally.

    On #TeamAmex, you’ll be recognized for your contributions, leadership, and impact—every colleague has the opportunity to share in the company’s success. Together, we’ll win as a team, striving to uphold our company values and powerful backing promise to provide the world’s best customer experience every day. And we’ll do it with the utmost integrity, and in an environment where everyone is seen, heard and feels like they belong.

    Join Team Amex and let’s lead the way together.

    About Us

    The American Express Technology organization works to enable and accelerate the Company’s strategies while providing a platform for product and customer-experience innovation at scale.  As part of our diverse tech team, you can architect, code and ship software that makes us an essential part of our customers’ digital lives. Here, you can work alongside talented engineers in an open, supportive, inclusive environment where your voice is valued, and you make your own decisions on what tech to use to solve challenging problems. American Express offers a range of opportunities to work with the latest technologies and encourages you to back the broader engineering community through open source. And because we understand the importance of keeping your skills fresh and relevant, we give you dedicated time to invest in your professional development. ​

    Software Engineering ​
    Our Software Engineers not only understand how technology works, but how that technology intersects with the people who count on it every day. Today, innovative ideas, insight and new perspectives are at the core of how we create a more powerful, personal, and fulfilling experience for all our customers. So, if you are interested in a career creating breakthrough software and making an impact on an audience of millions, look no further. You will not just keep up; you can break new ground. ​

    Financial Innovation ​
    Our mission is to accelerate the pace of financial innovation and build new financial products for American Express at unprecedented speed by streamlining the process of launching and iterating on financial products. You will achieve this using the latest and greatest open-source technologies and frameworks that facilitate developer productivity without compromising on quality at enterprise scale.   ​

    We embrace a culture of experimentation and constantly strive for improvement and learning. We welcome diverse perspectives and people who are not afraid to challenge assumptions. Our engineers are expected to involve themselves in the full product lifecycle and share their opinions about the direction of our products. Are you passionate about solving business problems through innovation and sound engineering practices? Find your place in Technology on #TeamAmex. 

    Tech stack

    Java, Python, Hadoop, Spark, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, iOS, Android, Salesforce, golang, Cloud Computing, Kotlin, Kubernetes, Kafka, React, REST, API, Agile, GraphQL, gRPC, PostgreSQL, Couchbase, Cassandra, Elasticsearch, Redis, Prometheus, Grafana, Node.JS, Swift, Chef, MySQL, SQL, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, MongoDB, Jenkins, C#, .NET, SwiftUI


    Compensation and retirement

    Performance bonus
    401k plan
    401k matching

    Health and wellness

    Insurance (Health)
    Insurance (Dental)
    Insurance (Vision)
    Insurance (Life)
    Insurance (Disability)
    Mental health benefits

    Vacation and time off

    Paid time off
    Work from home flexibility
    Maternity benefits
    Paternity benefits

    Personal development

    Job training
    Internship program
    Mentorship opportunities
    Career growth

    Values and quality of life

    Diversity program
    Employee discount programs
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    American Express - Colleagues working together in an office space.
    American Express - Colleagues working together in an office space.
    American Express - Colleagues in office together.